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Turkey Sells $2bn of International Bonds

Turkey has returned to the international borrowing market with the sale of a $2bn dollar-denominated bond, just days after Ankara sought to end a bitter row with Washington following the release of a detained US pastor. The country, which has been looking to shore up its external funding position amid …

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HUAWEI’s Innovative Smartphones – Shoot the Best Moments

The World in Vivid Colours – this is a key inspiring idea of cellular phones manufacturing companies. AI technologies have brought entirely new standards in mobile photography. In this respect, smartphone manufacturing companies care more for the customer’s comfort and try to embody absolutely innovative features into their devices. In …

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International Day of Rural Women

The United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Rural Women celebrates and honors the role of rural women on October 15 each year. It recognizes rural women’s importance in enhancing agricultural and rural development worldwide. International Day of Rural Women will be celebrated in Telavi, alongside with the first regional presentation …

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American Economists win Nobel Prize for Work on Climate and Growth

Two American economists at the forefront of work on climate change and the role of governments in boosting growth have been jointly awarded the prestigious Nobel Memorial prize for economics. The Swedish Riksbank said William Nordhaus and Paul Romer were being honoured for their research into two of the most …

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EBRD: Renewables are Now Cheapest Energy Source

The EBRD is urging a step change in levels of investment in renewable sources of energy.  Competitive pressures have led to a significant reduction so that renewables are often the cheapest sources of energy. Harry Boyd-Carpenter, EBRD Director, Head of Power and Energy Utilities, will say at the FT Climate Finance …

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Going Full Circle for Growth and the Planet

The business case for making our economy more sustainable is clear. Globally, transitioning to a circular economy – where materials are reused, re-manufactured or recycled-could significantly reduce carbon emissions and deliver over US$1 trillion in material cost savings by 2025. The benefits for Asia and the Pacific would be huge. …

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FinTech trends in 2018

FinTech (financial technology) is one of the most rapidly developing in the world. Now, is the best time for FinTech. While banks are looking inward, thanks to the 2008 crisis, users are looking at their smartphones, eager to experience the digital financial services offered through MNOs, MVNOs and apps. So …

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Google Search Celebrates 20 years Anniversary

Google was incorporated on September 4, 1998, but the company has always celebrated its birthday on September 27th for over a decade. Today, it’s marking 20 years of Google Search with a slew of interactive features: there’s a video doodle highlighting popular searches over the years, a time capsule of Easter egg Search …

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